Statewide News

Pelicans left stranded after oil continues to destroy marsh lands after BP oil spill

Plaquemines Parish, La (NBC33) — Plaquemines Parish officials are fighting to save coastal islands along the Gulf as the three year anniversary of the Deep Water Horizon oilrig explosion draws near.

Boy Scouts proposing to allow gay youth but not gay adults

In February, the Boy Scouts of America embarked on the most comprehensive listening exercise in its history to consider the impact of potential changes to its membership standards policy on the organization and gather perspectives from inside a

Tips to reduce paper waste this Earth Day

(StatePoint) Want to go green this Earth Day? One great area to focus on this year is reducing, reusing and recycling the paper waste you generate.

West explosion leaves at least five dead, hundreds injured

Authorities searched through mounds of rubble in hopes of finding survivors of the huge, deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant that flattened much of a small Texas town on Wednesday night.

Senator Cornyn to meet with West Officials and tour damage

On Friday, April 19, at 10 a.m. U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will tour the damage from the West, TX plant and explosion and meet with local officials. Following the tour, Cornyn will be available to the media at 11:45 a.m.

31st annual Chris Roper Memorial Golf Tournament

The Northwestern State University Alumni Association will host their 31st annual Chris Roper Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 26 at the Robert W. Wilson Recreation Complext.

Kaufman County DPS releases statement in regards to the recent murders

The Texas Department of Public Safety Director, Steven McCraw today made the following state regarding the announcement that the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office has charged Eric Williams and Kim Williams in the murders of Kaufman County Dis

Rangers pitching in to help victims of West explosion

The Texas Rangers announced today several relief initiatives to assist the victims of the devastating explosion and fires that took place in West, Texas on Wednesday evening.

Is a Home the Only Place for a Luxury Safe?

It is human nature to acquire and then take steps to protect that acquisition.

Governor Perry provides update on State response to tragedy in West

Governor Rick Perry met with state officials on Thursday to discuss Texas’ response to last night’s explosion and fires at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas.